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Researcher Finds Faster, Cheaper Way to Cool Electronic Devices
April 9, 2012
A North Carolina State University researcher has developed a more efficient, less expensive way of cooling electronic devices--particularly devices that generate a lot of heat, such as lasers and power devices.
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